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Lady Gaga has a Facebook first, acquires 10 million fans [poll]

July 2, 2010 | 12:37 pm

Lady Gaga poses for a Polaroid museum shot For Lady Gaga, there's a whole lot of "like" in the world -- at least when it comes to Facebook, where the pop star has become the first living person to rack up 10 million fans.

(Or, um, Facebook followers. Or likers. Or whatever it's called on Facebook these days when you click that one button.)

"Thank you so much for all of your love and your support and for sticking by me through the fame, and 'The Fame Monster,' " Gaga says in a black-and-white video posted Friday on her Facebook page. She's currently on tour, hitting Boston for a second show Friday, Atlantic City on Sunday and Madison Square Garden for three shows starting Tuesday night.

Her online entourage numbers passed President Barack Obama's on June 25, USA Today notes, which means it's time to vote (after the break) in our nonscientific online poll and, if you feel like it ...

... to explain your pick in comments. 

-- Christie D'Zurilla

Photo: Lady Gaga poses with a large Polaroid picture of herself at the MIT Art Museum in Cambridge, Mass. The photo will become a part of the museum's Polaroid archive. Credit: Polaroid; Associated Press

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